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Financial Disclosure in a Colorado Divorce

As soon as the court acquires jurisdiction over two parties in a divorce proceeding, Colorado law requires both spouses to complete a financial affidavit and provide the other spouse with full financial disclosures. Each party is required to provide the other side with a sworn financial statement, which includes a...
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Divorce Planning Tips for the Primary Breadwinner

For those not involved, divorce may be seen as an impromptu decision. For couples getting divorced, however, this is not usually the case. A spouse contemplating divorce has likely thought about it for months or even years, as the breakdown of a marriage is a slow but steady process. Divorce...
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Who Pays for College After a Colorado Divorce?

Parents going through divorce have many complicated and emotionally charged questions. One such question concerns tuition. Child support payments stop when a child reaches the age of emancipation—so which parent pays for college tuition? Colorado child support laws are clear when it comes to the issue of divorce and a...
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4 Major Considerations When Making a Parenting Schedule

When two parents decide to separate, there may be mixed emotions, as well as uncertainty and unpredictability for everyone in the family—particularly the children. As part of a dissolution of marriage in Colorado, you must submit a proposed parenting plan to the court. A detailed parenting plan reduces the risk...
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9 DUI Defenses in Colorado

Have you been arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) in Colorado? If you wish to fight the case being filed against you, your DUI attorney will need to examine your case and consider all the possible defenses to your case. With a sound...
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Obtaining Joint Custody of Your Child

Colorado differs from other states when it comes to custody rulings. In fact, the state does not typically use the term “custody,” and does not have the law of sole custody nor joint custody. Instead, it uses the legal term “allocation of parental responsibilities,” which comprises both parenting time and...
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Understanding Colorado Custody Laws for Unwed Parents

Nowadays, it isn’t uncommon to find unmarried couples with children. In fact, statistics show that roughly half the children born in the United States are born to unwed parents. While numerous Colorado laws apply to both married and unmarried parents, the legal precedent is not always clear when it comes...
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How Does Remarriage Impact Alimony and Child Support?

Spouses are typically expected to support each other financially—and this support does not necessarily end in the event of a divorce. But what about in the event of a remarriage? Alimony In Colorado, alimony, also referred to as maintenance, is money that a financially better off spouse pays to the...
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Insurance Policy Changes to Make After Divorce

When compared to the emotional disturbance of a marriage ending, insurance matters can appear insignificant. Countless aspects of your life will change, and taking care of administrative issues such as insurance may not be a priority. However, dealing with a few important details after a divorce can prevent you and...
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Can a DUI Affect Child Custody Decisions?

In Colorado, driving under the influence can lead to several different consequences, ranging from hefty fines and court-ordered rehabilitation to jail time and limits on or the complete loss of driving privileges. A DUI can also damage a person’s reputation, limit employment opportunities, and even affect a parent’s child custody...
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